Tag Archives: 2016 World Cup of Hockey

Dmitry Orlov has been through bumps and bruises but is developing into No. 1 defenseman for the Capitals

In his 6-year career in Washington, Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov has had ups and downs. He progressed from a player who makes very noticeable mistakes on the ice to one of the most important pieces on the Capitals roster. With the … Continue reading

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What’s the Fouss? The NHL Needs to Get Rid of the “Bye Week”

Are bye weeks a good thing for the NHL players? Continue reading

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NHL 17 Review: A Realistic Experience in a Virtual World

Santa was extra good to me this Christmas. In addition to getting tickets to the Caps game this Thursday, I also got NHL 17 for the Xbox One. This years edition of the EA Sports franchise features St. Louis Blues star … Continue reading

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What’s The Fouss? The World Cup of Hockey Is Cool, But Could Be Better

Weekly Column: What’s the Fouss? The World Cup of Hockey Is Cool, But Could Be Better Continue reading

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Television Ratings for the World Cup of Hockey

U.S. television ratings for the World Cup of Hockey are out, and as expected, the ratings are wide-ranging, with mixed results for Team USA.

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Amazing Goal by Evgeny Kuznetsov

Photo: NHL For a period and a half it was business as usual, as Team Canada seemed to be methodically marching their way to the championship round with a win over Team Russia. But then Team Russia woke up. 

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The Weekly Rant: The Demise of Team USA At the World Cup of Hockey Tournament

The Weekly Rant: The Demise of Team USA at the World Cup of Hockey Tournament. What went wrong? How can Team USA improve for the future? Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin With a Sick Pass, Sets Up First Russia Goal

The Capitals Alex Ovechkin set up Team Russia’s first goal against Team Finland on Friday. The assist was generated on the heels of a beautiful curl-and-drag move, followed by a slick crossing pass to Valdimir Tarasenko, who simply tapped in … Continue reading

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Ref Cam: The “Best of” from Team Sweden vs. Team North America

One of the better production features of the World Cup of Hockey has been the use of “Ref Cam,” a camera mounted to the referee’s helmet that continuously records and relays video from the referees point of view. The video has … Continue reading

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Team Russia Holds on to Beat Team North America 4-3

Photo: NHL Team Russia took on the young superstars of Team North America tonight in the second Preliminary game for both teams. 

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